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Ponniyin Selvan Cast And Crew: The movie ‘Ponniyin Selvan’ is an upcoming Indian Tamil-language epic period drama film based on the best Tamil novel Ponniyin Selvan, it was written by Kalki Krishnamurthy in 1955.

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பொன்னியின் செல்வன்

Ponniyin Selvan (Tamil:பொன்னியின் செல்வன், English: The Son of Ponni) is a historical fiction novel by Kalki Krishnamurthy, written in Tamil. The novel was first serialised in the weekly editions of Kalki from 29 October 1950 to 16 May 1954.

What is the meaning of Ponniyin Selvan?

Ponniyin Selvan Cast And Crew
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The son of Ponni: Ponniyin Selvan means ‘The son of Ponni‘. It chronicles the story of Arulmozhivarman, who was crowned as Raja Raja Chola I in the later years.

Ponniyin Selvan Top Cast And Crew

Cast — The film stars an ensemble cast of Vikram, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Jayam Ravi, Karthi, Trisha, Aishwarya Lekshmi, Sobhita Dhulipala, Prabhu, R. The Ponniyin Selvan Cast and crew is a big list of leading actor and actress from Tamil Cinema. It is going to be one of the biggest movies of India.

Key Role Ponniyin Selvan

Jayam Ravi will be seen as Arulmozhivarman alias Raja Raja Chola 1 alias Ponniyin Selvan, the main protagonist of the story after whom the novel is named.

Ponniyin Selvan : 1 Cast And Crew Images

The story thread of Ponniyin Selvan spans years and more than 50 characters, with 15 principal roles.

Ponniyin Selvan: 1 Cast

This epic picture has got numerous heroines in it. 2. Who are all acting in Ponniyin Selvan? Billed to be one of the biggest multi-starrers in Indian cinema, the historical drama features Vikram, Karthi, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Trisha, and Jayam Ravi in the leads.0

  • Vikram (Tamil Actor) As Aditya Karikalan
  • Jayam Ravi As Arulmozhi Varman
  • Karthi As Vallavaraiyan Vandiyathevan
  • Trisha Krishnan As Kundhavi
  • Aishwarya Rai Bachchan As Nandhini / Mandhankini
  • Prakash Raj As Sundara Chola
  • Sarathkumar As Periya Paluvetarayar
  • Parthiban As Chinna Paluvetarayar
  • Nizhalgal Ravi As Sambuvuraiyar
  • Lal As Malayamaan
  • Jayaram As Azhwarkadiyaan Nambi
  • Prabhu As Periya Vellar Boothi Vikramakesari
  • Riyaz Khan As Soman Sambavan
  • Kishore As Ravidhasan
  • Ashwin Kakumanu As Sendhan Amuthan
  • Vikram Prabhu As Parthibendra Pallavan
  • Arjun Chidambaram As Pinagapaani
  • Rahman As Parthibendra Pallavar
  • Mohan Raman (Tamil Actor) As Kuthandai Jothidar
  • Amzath Khan
  • Vijay Yesudas
  • Balaji Sakthivel
  • Aadesh Bala
  • Makarand Deshpande As Chief Kaalamugar
  • Babu Antony As Rashtrakuta King
  • Vinodhini Vaidyanathan As Vasuki
  • Vidya Subramanian As Vanavan Mahadevi
  • Vijaykumar As Vijayalaya Chola
  • Jayachitra As Sembiyan Mahadevi
  • Sara Arjun As Young Nandini
  • Aishwarya Lekshmi As Poonguzhali
  • Aswin Rao As Kandanmaaran
  • Nassar As Veerapandiyan
  • Master Raghavan As Pandya Prince
  • Sobhita Dhulipala As Vaanathi

Ponniyin Selvan: 1 Crew

  • Mani Ratnam : Director/Producer/Screenplay
  • Subashkaran : Producer
  • A R Rahman : Music Director
  • Vairamuthu : Lyricst
  • Kalki : Story
  • Elango Kumaravel : Screenplay
  • Jeyamohan : Dialogues
  • Ravi Varman : Cinematogarphy
  • Thota Tharani : Art Director
  • Sham Kaushal : Action/Stunt Choreography
  • Eka Lakhani: Costume Design

Ponniyin Selvan: 1 Cast – Role

Vikram as Aditya Karikalan

The crown prince and the commander of Northern troops in Sundara Chola’s Reign. Eldest son of Sundara Chola. Arulmozhivarman and Kundavai’s elder brother.

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in a dual role

Nandini, a Pazhuvoor queen and wife of Periya Pazhuvettaraiyar and Aditya’s love interest. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan plays the role Nandini in Ponniyin Selvan. Her first-look poster was unveiled today, July 7. She will play two roles in the film and will be seen as Mandakini Devi.

Sara Arjun as Young Nandini.

Mandakini Devi, also known as Singaara Naachiyaar or Oomai Rani (transl. ”The Mute Queen”), Nandini’s deaf and mute mother.

Jayam Ravi as Arulmozhivarman aka Ponniyin Selvan

Ponniyin Selvan later known as the great king Raja Raja Cholan. Youngest son of Sundara Chola. Aditya Karikalan and Kundavai’s younger brother.

Mohan Ravi, better known by his stage name Jayam Ravi, is an Indian actor, who works in the Tamil film industry. He portrays the main character in the film PS1, Arulmozhivarman, later known as Raja Raja Cholan, and as Aditya Karikalan and Kundavai’s younger brother.

Karthi as Vallavaraiyan Vandiyadevan

The brave, adventurous and sarcastic warrior prince of Vaanar Clan. Karthi is all thrilled about his upcoming film, Ponniyin Selvan: Part 1, directed by Mani Ratnam. He plays the role of Vanthiyathevan, who is a spy of Chola king Aditya Karikalan and his family. On July 5, the makers of Ponniyin Selvan shared the first-look poster of Karthi.

Trisha as Kundavai Pirattiyar

Trisha as Kundavai Pirattiyar Also known as Ilaiya Piratti, the Chola princess and daughter of Emperor Sundara Chola and Vallavaraiyan’s Love interest.

Aishwarya Lekshmi as Poonguzhali

Aishwarya Lekshmi as Poonguzhali, also known as Samuthirakumari (transl. ”The princess of the ocean”), a boat woman living in Kodikarai.

Sobhita Dhulipala as Vaanathi,

Sobhita Dhulipala as Vaanathi, also known as Kodambalur Ilavarasi, a shy Kodumbalur princess and Arulmozhi’s love interest.

Prabhu as Periya Vellar Boothi Vikramakesari

Prabhu as Periya Vellar Boothi Vikramakesari, the Irunkovel chieftain, uncle of Vaanathi and the Commander of the southern troops during Sundara Chola’s reign.

Sarathkumar as Periya Pazhuvettaraiyar

R. Sarathkumar as Periya Pazhuvettaraiyar, the chancellor and treasurer of the Chola kingdom from the Paluvettaraiyar clan who was respected for his valour and 64 scars he got in battles.

Vikram Prabhu as Parthibendra Pallavan

Vikram Prabhu as Parthibendra Pallavan, friend of Aditya Karikalan, who comes from the lineage of Pallavas.

Jayaram as Azhwarkadiyan Nambi

Jayaram as Azhwarkadiyan Nambi alias Thirumalaiappan, a Veera Vaishnavite spy who works for the Prime Minister and Sembiyan Mahadevi.

Prakash Raj as Sundara Chola

Prakash Raj as Sundara Chola alias Parantaka Chola II, the emperor of Chola empire, father of Aditya Karikalan, Kundavai and Arulmozhivarman, also known for his beauty giving him the name Sundara.

Rahman as Madurantaka Uttama Chola

Rahman as Madurantaka Uttama Chola, the son of Sembiyan Mahadevi who was raised as a Shaivite.

R. Parthiban as Chinna Pazhuvettaraiyar

R. Parthiban as Chinna Pazhuvettaraiyar, the chief in-charge of Thanjavur fort.

Ashwin Kakumanu as Senthan Amudhan

Ashwin Kakumanu as Senthan Amudhan, a flower seller.

Other Cast Roles

  • Aswin Rao as Kandhamaaran, also known as Illaiya Sambuvaraiyan, the prince of Kadamboor.
  • Nizhalgal Ravi as Kadmabur Sambuvaraiyar, the petty ruler of Kadamboor from the Sambuvaraya family.
  • Lal as Tirukoilur Malaiyaman alias Milaadudaiyar, the father-in-law of Sundara Chola and maternal grandfather for his children.
  • Vijaykumar as Vijayalaya Chola.
  • Vidya Subramanian as Vanavan Mahadevi, the Empress of the Chola empire.
  • Jayachitra as Sembiyan Mahadevi aka Periya Piratti, the wife of Gandaraditya and mother of Utthama Chola.
  • Nassar as Veerapandiyan
  • Kishore as Ravi Dasan, antagonist of the novel Ponniyin Selvan.
  • Riyaz Khan as Soman Sambhavan one of the member of Pandya Aabathudavigal.
  • Vinay Kumar as Parameswaran or Theveraalan one of the member of Pandya Aabathudavigal.
  • Mohan Raman as Kudanthai Jothidar, the astrologer in the town of Kudanthai (present-day Kumbakonam).
  • Vinodhini Vaidyanathan as Vasuki, maid of Nandini.
  • Master Raghavan as Pandya prince.
  • Arjun Chidambaram as Pinagapaani.
  • Babu Antony as Rashtrakuta king.
  • Makarand Deshpande as Chief Kaalamugar.
  • Aadesh Bala as troop commander of Periya Pazhuvettaraiyar.
  • Balaji Sakthivel
  • Vijay Yesudas
  • Amzath Khan

Ponniyin Selvan Core Info

Release date: 30 September 2022 (India)
Director: Mani Ratnam
Budget: INR 500 crores
Cinematography: Ravi Varman
Distributed by: Lyca Productions
Editor: A. Sreekar Prasad

Ponniyin Selvan facts

Ponniyin Selvan is widely considered by many to be the greatest novel ever written in Tamil literature.

Ponniyin Selvan is widely considered by many to be the greatest novel ever written in Tamil literature. It was first published as a series in the Kalki, a Tamil language magazine, during the 1950s and was later integrated into a novel.

It is the best Tamil novel I have read. Anyone who has read Ponniyin Selvan would undoubtedly love this great novel, so the movie should be.

Ponniyin Selvan is a historical drama, based on the classic Tamil novel of the same name by eminent writer Kalki. It will release in two parts.

Kalki Krishnamurthy’s epic historical fiction Ponniyin Selvan is one of the historical classics that is a must-have and must-read in any Tamil household with even a remote leaning towards literature.

Ponniyin Selvan Novel in English: Kalki’s Ponniyin Selvan: A Historic Novel – English (English, Paperback, Kalki)

The hero, Vandhiyathevan, traces his journey from Thondai Mandalam (roughly around contemporary Chennai) to Thanjavur through places like Veeranam, Kadambur, Thiruvaiyaar, Thanjai and Pazhaiyarai (then capital) and Kodiyakkarai.

Ponniyin Selvan, which translates to son of Ponni, is a Tamil historical novel written by the great novelist Kalki Krishnakumar in the late 1950s. PS I, which is what it is called now, is an Indian Tamil language period action drama movie directed and co-produced by director Mani Ratnam and Lyca Productions.

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The adaptation of the novel was planned much earlier by the established actors and directors from the film fraternity, ever since the novel gained popularity. But unfortunately, this didn’t happen due to several reasons.

Finally, Mani Ratnam, one of the most renowned directors of Indian Cinema, who had already mentioned it as his dream project, has now given it a shape and it is scheduled to hit theatres on 30 September 2022.

Ponniyin Selvan Cast And Crew Summary

CASTCHARACTER
Jayam Ravi Raja Raja Cholan and  Aditya Karikalan and Kundavai’s younger brother.
Vikram Aditya Karikalan
Karthi  Vallavaraiyan Vandiyadevan
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan Nandhini and  Periya Pazhuvettaraiyar and Aditya’s love interest.
Mandakini DeviSingaara Naachiyaar
Trisha  Kundavai Pirattiyar,
Rahman Madurantaka Uttama Chola,
JayaramAzhwarkadiyan Nambi  
Sobhita DhulipalaVaanathi
Aishwarya Lekshmi  Poonguzhali
Vikram Prabhu  Parthibendra Pallavan
Ashwin Kakumanu  Senthan Amudhan
R. Sarathkumar Periya Pazhuvettaraiyar,
R. Parthiban Chinna Pazhuvettaraiyar
PrabhuPeriya Vellar Boothi Vikramakesari
Prakash Raj Sundara Chola alias Parantaka Chola II
Aswin Rao Kandhamaaran
Nizhalgal Ravi  Kadmabur Sambuvaraiyar
Lal  Tirukoilur Malaiyaman
Vijaykumar Vijayalaya Chola
Vidya SubramanianVanavan Mahadevi
JayachitraSembiyan Mahadevi 
Nassar Veerapandiyan
Kishore Ravi Dasan
Riyaz Khan  Soman Sambhavan 
Vinay KumarParameswaran or Theveraalan 
Mohan RamanKudanthai Jothidar
Vinodhini Vaidyanathan Vasuki
Master RaghavanPandya prince
Arjun Chidambaram Arjun Chidambaram 
Babu Antony Rashtrakuta
Makarand Deshpande Chief Kaalamugar.
Aadesh Bala Troop commander of Periya Pazhuvettaraiyar

Ponniyin Selvan Crew

SPECIFICATIONSDETAILS
DIRECTORMani Ratnam
DIALOGUE B. Jeyamohan
SCREENPLAYMani Ratnam and Elango Kumaravel
PRODUCERMani Ratnam
Allirajah Subaskaran
CINEMATOGRAPHYRavi Varman
EDITING A. Sreekar Prasad
MUSIC DIRECTOR A. R. Rahman

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